Important Botany MCQs Past Papers for NTS Test


Important Botany MCQs Past Papers for NTS Test 
(i) NADH from the Krebs cycle is approximately equal to:
(a) 2 ATP
(b) 3 ATP
(c) 4 ATP
(d) 6 ATP
(e) None of these
(ii) In mitochondrial electron transport chains, the final c acceptor is:
(a) H2O
(b) H2O2
(c) NAD+
(d) FAD
(e) None of these
(iii) The movement of water from cell to cell via plasmadesmata is called:
(a) Symplastic
(b) Transmembrane
(c) Apoplastic
(d) Facilitated
(e) None of these
(iv) In maize plant, the CO2 fixation mechanism is called:
(a) C3 pathway
(b) C4 pathway
(c) CAM pathway
(d) C3 – C4 intermediate
(e) None of these
(v) Salt-loving plants are known as:
(a) Glycophytes
(b) Halophytes
(c) Xerophytes
(d) Mesophytes
(e) None of these
(vi) With the addition of solution to a liquid system, the water potential of the system:
(a) Increases
(b) Decreases
(c) Remains stable
(d) Remains variable
(e) None of these
(vii) The conversion of pyruvate into acetyl C0. A is called:
(a) Glycolysis
(b) Fermentation
(c) Oxidative carboxylation
(d) B-Oxidation
(e) None of these
(viii) Between adenine and thymine, there are:
(a) Two hydrogen bonds
(b) 3 hydrogen bonds
(c) One hydrogen bond
(d) 4 hydrogen bonds
(e) None of these
(ix) The stage of meiosis in which pairing of homologous chromosomes starts is called:
(a) Leptotene
(b) Zygotene
(c) Diplotene
(d) Pachytene
(e) None of these
(x) The site of chromosome on which a gene is located is called:
(a) Allele
(b) Locus
(c) Site
(d) Trait
(e) None of these
(xi) A stable self-supporting association of a _______ is termed as lichen:
(a) bryophyte & a pteridophyte
(b) mycobiont & a phycobiont
(c) plant & animal
(d) gymnosperm & angiosperm
(e) None of these
(xii) Equisetum is the only living genus that belongs to:
(a) Sphenopsida
(b) Caphalida
(c) Chlorophycophyta
(d) Pteropsida
(e) None of these
(xiii) The genus Equisetum comprises about 25 species distributed world-over except in:
(a) Eurasia
(b) North America
(c) South America
(d) Australasia
(e) None of these
(xiv) The members of class Filicinae in pteridophyta date back to _______ era:
(a) Mesozoic
(b) Paleozoic
(c) Cenozoic
(d) Cambrian
(e) None of these
(xv) Marsilea quadrifolia belongs to the group of plants known as:
(a) Lichens
(b) Sedges
(c) Ferns
(d) Shrubs
(e) None of these
(xvi) ________ show marked affinities with both Pteridophytes and angiosperms:
(a) Bryophytes
(b) Hydrophytes
(c) Gymnosperms
(d) Epiphytes
(e) None of these
(xvii) _______ has five leaves in the spur:
(a) Pinus longifolia
(b) Pinus excelsa
(c) Pinus roxberghii
(d) Pinus wallichiana
(e) None of these
(xviii) The resting period between pollination and fertilization in Taxas baccata may be:
(a) Five to ten months
(b) Two to three months
(c) One to two months
(d) Ten to eleven months
(xix) In Ephedra, the oosphore undergoes repeated divisions to produce eight-celled:
(a) Zygote
(b) Zygosphore
(c) Endosperm
(d) Pro-embryo
(e) None of these
(xx) Double fertilization is a characteristic of:
(a) Gymnosperms
(b) Bryophytes
(c) Angiosperms
(d) Pteridophytes
(e) None of these

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